From Hand to Heart
Dharmachakra translates as "wheel of dharma," and this gesture represents speaking your truth and serving from the heart. Dharmachakra Mudra connects you to your deepest desire to create, teach, heal, or help. Sit in Baddha Konasana (Bound Angle Pose) or another seated pose, and think of an area of your life to which you want to devote your energy. Sit with the questions, "What is the next step?" and "How can I serve?"
Bring the thumb tip of each hand to touch the tip of the index finger. Bring hands to heart level, right palm facing out and left hand facing the heart. The two hands can touch lightly, left middle fingertip to right thumb tip.
Kelly McGonigal teaches psychology, yoga, and meditation at Stanford University. She grounds her teaching in Buddhist philosophy. She is also the editor of the International Journal of Yoga Therapy. Learn more at openmindbody.com.!--page-->